Pamela Morgan, Esq.
Pamela Morgan is an educator, entrepreneur, author, and attorney who has been working exclusively with bitcoin & open blockchains since early 2014. Morgan is a widely respected authority on multi-signature governance and legal innovation in digital currencies. She spends much of her time traveling the world training lawyers about these technologies through her company, Empowered Law. Her book, Cryptoasset Inheritance Planning: A Simple Guide for Owners, provides a clear blueprint to inheritance planning for those holding cryptocurrency, tokens, crypto-collectibles, and other cryptoassets.
Other Services & Projects
Traditional Arbitration and Mediation Services
Pamela Morgan is a trained mediator and arbitrator. In 2017, she joined the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel as the first arbitrator with extensive bitcoin and open blockchain experience. She excels in helping people discover their true interests during negotiation and working with them to design creative solutions that will both meet their goals and resolve the dispute. All mediation and arbitration hearings are confidential unless the parties agree otherwise.
Building Smart Contract Dispute Resolution Services
Pamela is leading the Decentralized Arbitration and Meditation Network project. The project mission is to provide a broad alternative dispute resolution platform to serve digital currency and asset markets. Learn more about the project on github.
Pamela Morgan is an educator, entrepreneur, author, and attorney. Licensed to practice law in Michigan and Illinois, she has extensive legal experience in business organization, risk analysis, contract negotiation and drafting, and dispute resolution through consensus building. She began focusing her law practice exclusively on bitcoin and digital currencies in early 2014. Today, much of her work with Empowered Law involves training lawyers how to use bitcoin and open blockchain technology to reduce risk and uncertainty in business and legal settings. Her workshops have been lauded as providing “clarity amidst all the hype.” She is a widely respected authority on multi-signature governance, inheritance planning and legal innovation using digital currencies. Her book, Cryptoasset Inheritance Planning: A Simple Guide for Owners, provides a clear blueprint to inheritance planning for those holding cryptocurrency, tokens, crypto-collectibles, and other cryptoassets.
She is also the founder of Third Key Solutions, LLC, a boutique cryptographic key consulting firm that works with individuals and organizations to improve the security of their cryptoassets and ensure these assets are accessible in the event of a crisis or disaster. In 2017, she joined the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel as the first arbitrator with extensive bitcoin and open blockchain experience.
Morgan’s expertise has been featured in Bloomberg BNA, Reuters, Wired Germany, Motherboard/VICE, International Business Times, NPR’s Marketplace Make Me Smart, Epicenter, Let’s Talk Bitcoin, The Bitcoin Game, Sane Crypto, and many other outlets. She has delivered hundreds of dynamic presentations at conferences, meetups, and universities around the world.
Morgan earned a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University, order of the coif, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Programming, highest honors, from Davenport University, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Small Business Management, with honors, from Schoolcraft College.
Organizational Affiliations include:
- CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium : Board Member, Director of Education
- BitGive Foundation: Advisor
- American Bar Association: Member
- National Lawyers Guild: Member
- Electronic Frontier Foundation: Member
- Legal Writing Institute: Member